Regional Business and Economics Newspaper

May 2004

I am woman. Hear my business roar

Women entrepreneurs are gaining ground and business experience. What does it mean for the district economy?

Previous Issues

Women Entrepreneurship

  • Business is open on Venus
    Much is made about gender differences, but do those differences transfer to business owners?
  • Running the gauntlet
    Women today have unprecedented opportunities to start businesses, but a wide assortment of hurdles remains.

Ninth District Features

  • Is gray the new gold?
    The elderly are often portrayed as an economic burden, but many see seniors as a target market.
  • Dialing up call centers
    A slumping industry shows signs of life
  • Taking the plunge
    Water parks are springing up throughout the district, but how much buoyancy does this tourism niche have?



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